Category Archives: Breaking

Diezani’s Travails: Family Releases Statement

The family of the embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke has released a statement following the bout of “media trials” they have been going through. Read below. The Truth Versus The Media Hysteria Against The Madueke Family In this era of cyber terrorism, decency dictates that one should respond to false and defamatory allegations…

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Legendary Nigerian Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama Quits International Football

  Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has quit international football after a meeting with top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Belgium. Enyeama’s decision came after a falling-out with Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh on Tuesday night following the announcement of CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa as the country’s new captain. Announcing his…

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Over 100 Invading Boko Haram Fighters Killed In Yobe- Military Press Statement

The Nigerian Military has released the press statement below saying they have killed over 100 Boko Haram fighters in Yobe State. Read below: “The fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in a great sign of desperation and to create an impression that they remain relevant, at the early hours of today (Wednesday) made a futile attempt on…

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At Least 12 Dead & Many Others Injured! Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Damaturu

Multiple explosions have been reported inside and around a residential community, Buhari Housing Estate, in Damaturu, Yobe State. The blasts, which occurred this morning left at least a dozen people dead and several others injured. Troops and other government agencies are presently in the area. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts which has…

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Brother Of MEND Leader Charles Okah Attempts Suicide In Court!

Charles Okaha brother to Henry Okah, the leader of the Movement for the Emancipation Niger Delta, MEND, is standing trial on charges of terrorism. He is charged with the alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing. Yesterday while in court security operatives attached to Justice Gabriel Kolawole at the Federal High Court, Abuja prevented…

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Billionaire Oil Tycoon Jide Omokore Arrested By EFCC

Billionaire oil tycoon and a major player in the oil and gas sector during the Goodluck Jonathan administration Mr. Jide Omokore has been arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning over corruption and money laundering charges. According to report by THEWILL, an official at the EFCC, who asked not to…

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Dangote Named Among The 50 World Most Influential Personalities

The prominent United States based news media with preference for business and financial news reporting, Bloomberg has named Aliko Dangote among the 50 world most influential personalities. United States President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Angela Merkel were on the list. Dangote made the list right on number 41. The group of personalities chosen by…

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Ministerial Nominees Unveiled, Rotimi Amaechi, Lai Mohammed, Chris Ngige & More Make List

Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Senate’s plenary session this morning, read out the names of nominees for ministerial appointments. The names on the list which was sent in last week by President Muhammadu Buhari last week are:  Babatunde Fashola, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi, Chris Ngige,  Lai Mohammed, Senator Udo Udoma Udo, Abubakar Salami…

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